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espinho

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin spinus (thorn-bush).

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NounEdit

espinho m (plural espinhos)

  1. thorn (sharp protective spine of a plant)
  2. (by extension) any sharp point
  3. (botany, specifically) a thorn which grows from the woody core of a plant, as opposed to an acúleo, which grows from the epidermis

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VerbEdit

espinho

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of espinhar